Winter waits by Lynn Plourde ; illustrated by Greg Couch
Lynn Plourde, author of the best-selling picture book "Wild Child," reunites with acclaimed illustrator Greg Couch to continue the story of Nature's family with this exquisite book that captures the joy of a father-son relationship.
Winter lullaby by Barbara Seuling ; illustrated by Greg Newbold
As the natural world changes with winter's approach, young children worry about the creatures they see around them. Where do the ducks and other animals go? Will they find shelter from the cold? Will they be safe and warm? In Winter Lullaby, Barbara Seuling's reassuring, gentle verse and Greg Newbold's breathtaking paintings reveal what animals do to survive as winter takes hold.
Winter: an alphabet acrostic by Steven Schnur ; illustrated by Leslie Evans
The children will showcase their talent and hard work to their loved ones with a final performance on Friday, May 1, at 4:30 PM!
Ling & Ting: not exactly the same! by Grace Lin — Look for more Ling and Ting in J READER LIN.
The snowy day by Ezra Jack Keats — A young boy enjoys the magic of a wintry day in this Caldecott-winning picture book.
Lucy rescued by Harriet Ziefert — Lots of opportunities for howling, this is the story of a new dog adjusting to her new home.
I ain't gonna paint no more! by Karen Beaumont — For those with messy artists at home, a rhyming, color-filled story.
Henri's scissors by Jeanette Winter — The story of how Henri Matisse changed from sketching to making cut-out creations.
Harlem's little blackbird by Renée Watson ; illustrated by Christian Robinson — A lesser-known singer from the Harlem Renaissance, Florence Mills' story is told here.
Daredevil: the daring life of Betty Skelton by Meghan McCarthy — Looking for more variety in your stories about achievements in aviation?
The quite contrary man: a true American tale by Patricia Rusch Hyatt ; illustrated by Kathryn Brown — Breaking the law by growing a beard? A contrary (and interesting) man, indeed!
Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; illustrated by Mary Azarian — A Caldecott-winning biography about a curious nature photographer.
This program is wheelchair accessible.
Murilla Gorilla and the hammock problem by Jennifer Lloyd ; illustrated by Jacqui Lee
The case of the baffled bear by story by Cynthia Rylant ; pictures by G. Brian Karas
Minnie and Moo: the case of the missing jelly donut [kit] by Den[y]s Cazet
Who ate all the cookie dough? by Karen Beaumont ; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin
What really happened to Humpty?: (from the files of a hard-boiled detective) by Joe Humpty as told to Jeanie Franz Ransom ; illustrated by Stephen Axelsen
A day in the life of Doctor Bugspit by Elise Gravel
Mr. Ball makes a to-do list by Michael Townsend
Mr. Pants: it's go time! by words by Scott McCormick ; pictures by R.H. Lazzell
Mr. Men, Little Miss: Little Miss Daredevil: the Incredible Race! by [stories by John Hardman ; art by Bryan Beach]
The Glorkian warrior delivers a pizza by James Kochalka
Chi's sweet home. Vol. 4 by Konami Kanata ; [translation, Ed Chavez]
Drop-in Family Storytimes, November 10-December 13:
- Mondays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Tuesdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Community Room)
- Wednesdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Thursdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Community Room)
- Thursdays 7:00-7:30 PM (Purple Room)
- Saturdays 10:00-10:30 AM (Purple Room)
Also the Family Storytime on 11/20 at 7:00 PM will be held in the Community Room.
ABC Activity Times, November 10-December 13:
- Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Tuesdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)
- Tuesdays 7:30-8:00 PM
- Wednesdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Thursdays 10:30-11:00 AM
- Thursdays 7:30-8:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Fridays 1:30-2:00 PM (Purple Room)
- Saturdays 10:30-11:00 AM (Purple Room)
NOTE: There will be no ABC Activity Time on Thursday, November 27 or Friday, November 28. The library will be closed for Thanksgiving.
Also, the session on 11/20 at 7:30 PM will be held in the Community Room
Reversing dyslexia: improving learning & behavior without drugs by Phyllis Books, DC, CCN
Embracing dyslexia [videodisc] by directed by Luis Macias
The little book of dyslexia: both sides of the classroom by Joe Beech ; edited by Ian Gilbert
Square peg: my story and what it means for raising innovators, visionaries, and out-of-the-box thinkers by L. Todd Rose with Katherine Ellison
[Photo by Miika Silfverberg is licensed under CC-BY SA-2.0]
The amazing adventures of Bumblebee Boy by David Soman and Jacky Davis
Bad weather! by Frank Berrios and Ethen Beavers
The day I lost my superpowers by Michaël Escoffier, Kris Di Giacomo; translated from the French by Claudia Bedrick & Kris Di Giacomo
Superfab saves the day Bérengère Delaporte and Jean Leroy; translated by Sarah Quinn
Ten rules of being a superhero by Deb Pilutti
Alice the fairy by David Shannon
Buttercup goes to the ball based on the original Flower Fairies books by Cicely Mary Barker
Dragon's extraordinary egg by Debi Gliori
A Goofy fairy tale adapted by Bill Scollon
Robot Zot! by Jon Scieszka and David Shannon
Need more suggestions? Try this list of Science Fiction and Fantasy Reads for Kindergarteners.
and my young Jedi, I hope to see you at our program from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on October 11th. We will read an intergalactic story, have a spacey snack, and enjoy a surprise from dear Master Yoda. Registration begins September 25, 2014 and is open to children ages 5 years to 9 years old with a caregiver.